Disney Experience Captured Into New Design Management Book

Announcing the release of my book: The Design Manager: Successful Management of the Design Process. My book is a culmination of my Senior Project Design Manager experience during my time as an Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, and my successful design leadership roles during my twenty-four plus years as a practicing, licensed Architect. Theories about…

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5 Missteps Design Professionals and Architects Make with Clients

As an Architect and former owner’s design representative with Walt Disney Imagineering who has worked on both sides of the fence – as professional design service provider and as the client representative who hired and managed design professionals – there are several missteps I consistently dealt with. Here are my top five: 1. Do Not…

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5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Design Management Process

Here are five ways to improve your design management process from a former Senior Project Design Manager at Walt Disney Imagineering and licensed Architect. 1. Create A Design Implementation Strategy If you’re a leader of your firm’s design group or a Design Manager and you are not creating, implementing and managing a Design Implementation Strategy, you…

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